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Awards and Recognitions

Announcing a New Evans Center Fellow Award

For eligibility and details click here

The department of Medicine and its Evans Center have established a reward to recognize achievements of a successful ARC via a new Evans Center Fellow Award to support early career investigators in fields of research developed by the ARC.

The Evans Center Fellow Award Report Form can be found by clicking here

2014 Evans Center Fellows / Affiliated ARC

Francesca Seta
Dr. Francesca Seta (Assistant Professor)
Molecular, Biomechanical and Genetic Mechanisms of Arterial Stiffness

2013 Evans Center Fellows / Affiliated ARC

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Dr. Tamar Aprahamian (Assistant Professor)
Sex Differences in Adipose Tissue Biology
and Related Metabolic Disease ARC
Dr. Gyungah Jun (Assistant Professor)
Protein Trafficking & Neurodegenerative Disease ARC
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Dr. Marc Liesa (Postdoctoral Associate)
Mitochondria in Health and Disease ARC
Dr. Cesar Sommer (Postdoctoral Associate)

Evans Center Research Collaborator Awards

Awards are given to individuals who have made special contributions to the efforts and progress of the Affinity Research Collaboratives (ARCs). Awardees are decided by special committee based on nominations from their ARC directors and peers and overwhelming support of the administration.

Louis Gerstenfeld, PhD,
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Award: Interdisciplinary Educational Mission of the Evans Center (2014)
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Barbara S. Nikolajczyk, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Microbiology

Award: Sex Differences in Adipose Tissue Biology and Related Metabolic Disease (2014)
Mark Grinstaff, PhD, Professor,
Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry

Award: Physical Sciences & Engineering Collaborator (2013)
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Karl J. Karlson, MD, Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Award: Clinical Collaborator (2013)
Donald Hess, MD, Chief, Section of Bariatric Surgery
Award: Clinical Collaborator (2013)


Katya Ravid is the recipient of the 2014 Weizmann Institute Rosi and Max Varon Professorship Award.

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Boston University School of Medicine Robert Dawson Evans Special Contribution Teaching Award

Presented to Katya Ravid, DSc/PhD, during the Dept of Medicine’s Annual Evans Days Award Dinner, October 17, 2013.

The Department of Medicine honors you with this Special Recognition Teaching Award. For two decades medical and graduate students have benefited from your participatory and lucid teaching inside the classroom, and generous mentorship outside of it. As a champion of interdisciplinary science, you were instrumental in designing and co-leading two highly successful interdisciplinary graduate courses. For your numerous and creative contributions to the teaching mission of the department, we honor you.”


Nanoscience, Evans Center, Cancer Center Nanomedicine training grant


January 1, 2015
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine